Jim Barr
Jim Barr
Title: Men's Interim Head Coach
Phone: 407-694-9779
Email: jbarr@holycross.edu
Previous College: Temple, 2012
Experience: Third Season

Jim Barr is in his third season as a member of the men's rowing coaching staff at the College of the Holy Cross in 2014-2015 and is currently the interim head coach.

Barr was a four-year rower at Temple and also rowed for Vesper and Malta for four summer seasons. At Temple, Barr was a stand-out athlete and was named Freshman of the Year after stroking the top eight in his first year. As a senior he received the Most Valuable Rower Award. At Vesper, Barr won four Club National Championships and four Canadian Henley Golds in heavyweight boats and for Malta, Barr won Canadian Henley Gold in the men's lightweight quad in 2013.

A Central Florida native and Winter Park High School graduate Barr won four state championships and many medals at Stotebury as well as Scholastic and Youth Nationals including a gold in 2008 at Scholastic Nationals.

At Holy Cross Barr has coached many successful crews including a second place club 4+ at The Head of The Charles. Also Barr has been a part of helping the team to win the most improved award at the IRA National Regatta.